Category Archives: Events

The Musical Carter

Robert “Councilor” Carter III: The Musical Carter by guest blogger and Oatlands Director of Programming and Education, Lori Kimball Robert Carter III was the grandson of prominent and wealthy Robert “King” Carter, who owned approximately 330,000 acres in Virginia and … Continue reading

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Living Legacy Dedication at Oatlands

This morning, Oatlands reached a milestone as the pilot site for the Journey Through Hallowed Ground Partnership’s Living Legacy Project. The first of more than 400 trees have been planted, and the very first dedicated. The Living Legacy Project seeks … Continue reading

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Oatlands Guest Blogger on this past weekend’s flurry of events at Oatlands

Oatlands’ Board member, volunteer and enthusiastic supporter Doug Miller contributed this piece!  Thank you Doug! The Harvest Festival at Oatlands on Sunday, October 22 provided many reminders of what a vibrant and productive farm Oatlands used to be.  Visitors could … Continue reading

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Diamond in the Rough–Vintage Base Ball at Oatlands

By Oatlands’ Board of Directors member Doug Miller For a century and a half, warm and lazy Sunday afternoons in summertime have been perfect settings for our national pastime, baseball.  It was that kind of afternoon yesterday, July 29, at Oatlands … Continue reading

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Theater–A long time Oatlands tradition continues

Oatlands has supported our community and local theater through productions over several decades. We are currently enjoying our partnership with StageCoach Theatre Company.  For 2012 we are hosting indoor and outdoor productions.  StageCoach Theatre was here in March for murder mystery … Continue reading

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Congratulations to Michael J. O’Connor, recipient of the George C. Marshall Award

On the evening of May 15, the Leesburg Town Council and the Leesburg Economic Development Commission held the 11th Annual Business Appreciation Awards and Reception.  Among the distinguished winners, one stood out. The winner of the George C. Marshall award, … Continue reading

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Preservation of Civil War Battlefields in the neighborhood…

Last week, several Oatlands staffers attended a wonderful celebration of a public/private partnership that will ensure the perservation of the Middleburg Battlefield.  The 5 acre Mount Defiance site saw one of the key calvary battles in the lead up to Gettysburg. … Continue reading

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